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decorum
used in The Lords of Discipline

3 uses
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Definition
manners and conduct considered to be proper and in good taste
  • There was a decorous, efficient simplicity in this transfiguration from civilian to military, and the cadre performed its tasks with extraordinary precision and dispatch.
    Chapter 1.7 (34% in)
  • I did not like decorum or rectitude in a classroom; I preferred a highly oxygenated atmosphere, a climate of intemperance, rhetoric, and feverish melodrama.
    Chapter 3.27 (3% in)
  • There was an unnamable loneliness to the harp and also a quiet, decorous lust in its accompaniment.
    Chapter 4.48 (4% in)

There are no more uses of "decorum" in The Lords of Discipline.

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